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Columbia Walmart Supercenter Grand Re-Opening today
Project will be showcased today by Walmart, Columbia/Adair County Chamber of Commerce and community leaders. At same time, visitors to the center will get first hand look at major new development in the entire Holladay Place/New Columbia development. - CM
Click on headline for complete story. To read the account, with photo(s) from the first Grand Opening October 8, 2008, almost nine years ago, see Columbia welcomes new Walmart Supercenter with eight photo(s) of notables - some now gone on, some now promoted, some who have grown so much.
By Lauren Schregardus, Wal-Mart
COLUMBIA, KY - Columbia residents will get their first look at the newly remodeled Walmart Supercenter, 2988 Burkesville Road, Columbia, KY, today, Friday, June 9, as the much-anticipated project is completed. Customers will enjoy the following store improvements:
The store will hold a grand reopening ribbon-cutting at 9amCT, Friday, June 9. Following the ceremony, vendors will provide samples and giveaways while supplies last.
At Walmart, associates have access to competitive wages, affordable benefits, and the chance to build a career. More than 75 percent of store management teams started as hourly associates and 40 percent of those promotions went to associates within the first year of their employment.
Committed to the Community
Walmart is committed to serving Columbia and will support local organizations through an approximate $5,500 investment in the coming months. This commitment is woven into Walmart's day-to-day business activities, creating value by accelerating job mobility, developing suppliers and small businesses, lowering the environmental footprint of the company's operations and more.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere - in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, nearly 260 million customers and members visit our 11,593 stores under 63 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2016 revenue of $482.1 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.4 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://corporate.walmart.com on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmart.
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